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Re: Expect question

by andyford (Curate)
on Oct 27, 2007 at 11:21 UTC ( #647567=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Expect question

Ignore me if it won't work for you, but something to consider: If you used pre-positioned ssh keys to authenticate instead of passwords, all your problems described here would just go away. Additionally you won't have to retool your Expect machinations when you hit a different server that acts a bit differently. There are many discussions and tutorials on the web, just search for something like 'using ssh key' and you'll retrieve a wealth of information.

non-Perl: Andy Ford

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Re^2: Expect question
by RaduH (Scribe) on Oct 29, 2007 at 15:01 UTC
    Yup, I did think about that and I will use it. However, some scenarios need to go through the more painful experience, cannot always afford the ssh key trick. Thanks for the advice though, good point!

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